The founders of the fast-casual restaurant chain, CoreLife Eatery, started the concept with the mission to serve their communities fresh, healthy and nutrient packed meals that fuel all lifestyles. As being recognized by Consumer Reports’ top choice for healthy dining options, CoreLife Eatery’s menu caters to everyone with customizable greens, grains and broth bowls.
Consumer Reports recognized CoreLife Eatery for its mission to deliver food that tastes good and is good for you. CoreLife Eatery claims the top spot for the wide availability of vegetables, grains and legumes offered to guests with options including tuna, chicken or grass-fed beef. The fast-casual restaurant’s dishes captured Consumer Reports’ attention by offering meals with less than 1,000 mg of sodium and less than 10 grams of saturated fat. CoreLife Eatery is also praised for its beverage offerings, with servings capped at 12 ounces and choices consisting of mostly organic teas or fruit-based drinks. The select beverages that do have added sugars always contain less sugar than in soda.
“We are humbled and honored to receive this recognition from Consumer Reports,” CoreLife Eatery co-founder Todd Mansfield says. “Since CoreLife Eatery’s inception in 2015, we’ve known we had something truly special with our concept and the food and beverage choices we offer. It is so rewarding to know the food service industry recognizes our commitment to offering great-tasting and healthier alternatives to traditional quick-service fare. We value our customers and will continue to strive to be the restaurant they look to for a healthy, delicious meal.”
As part of the CoreLife Eatery mission, each menu item is curated with fresh ingredients that are prepared daily from whole foods. CoreLife enthusiasts have made the Spicy Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle bowl a number one seller on the menu. With less than 500 calories, this nutrient packed bowl satisfies with napa cabbage, spicy Thai rice noodles, spicy chicken, peppers, scallions, sesame Sriracha sprouts, Thai chili sauce.
CoreLife Eatery continues to expand its menu offering by adding naan tacos to the menu for $3.50 each. Tacos are currently available in select New York locations and will launch system wide by late spring 2020. Varieties include Southwest Pulled Chicken, Spicy Thai Chicken, Korean Pulled Pork, Buffalo Chicken, Fire Ahi Tuna Poke, Greek Chicken, and Steak Fajita.
The recipient of numerous national awards and recognitions, CoreLife Eatery has seen explosive growth nationwide as more people embrace the ability to eat healthy and powerful foods every day. CoreLife also offers catering for events, meetings and parties with options like a Build-Your-Own Bar or Individual Bowls to suit all different tastes and dietary needs. CoreLife Eatery plans to expand to 300 locations, including both corporate and franchise restaurants, nationwide over the next five years.